Polls in Kishoreganj-1 constituency on Feb 28

The election in the Kishoreganj-1 constituency will be held on February 28. Election Commission (EC) Secretary Helal Uddin Ahmed announced the election schedule at a press conference after a meeting of the Commission at Nirbachan Bhaban this evening.

As per the polls schedule, the last date of nomination papers submission is January 31 while the scrutiny of nomination papers will be held on February 3. The deadline for withdrawal of candidature is February 10. The EC Secretary said the election will be considered as the general election since newly elected Member of Parliament (MP) from the seat Syed Ashraful Islam died before taking oath. Syed Ashraf died on January 3, on the day when other MPs elected in the 11th general elections took oath. He was also MP in the 10th parliament and the Public Administration
Minister.